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CSPAN
Nov 15, 2013 9:00am EST
orrin warder, from st. paul's episcopal church from alexandria, virginia. the chaplain: let us pray, god of the universe you have created us and given us life. blessed are you god of this earth. you have set our world like a radiant jewel in the 111th and filled it with beauty and hope. blessed are you god of these united states of america for all the lessons of our past, for all that remains for us to do. blessed are you god of truth and justice, guide the men and women of this house of representatives. grant them insight, courage, compassion, and imagination. protect them from corruption and arrogance. and grant that we whom they seek to serve may give them the support that they need. increase our trust in one another, strengthen our quest for justice, and bring us to unity and a common purpose. blessed are you god of the universe and blessed are we your people. amen. the speaker pro tempore: the chair has examined the journal of the last day's proceedings and announces to the house his pproval thereof. pursuant to clause 1 of rule 1, the journal stands approved. >> mr. speaker. t
CSPAN
Nov 13, 2013 12:00pm EST
this hallowed body with the knowledge that what binalds us together is stronger -- binds us together is stronger than what may pull us apart. that serving you is best accomplished by serving others. dear god, please allow your blessing of health and of peace to nfl our great nation, a-- envelope our great nation, amen. the speaker: the chair has examined the journal of the last day 'proceedings and you know -- day's proceedings and announces his approval thereof. the journal stands approved. mr. sessions: mr. speaker, purr -- mr. poe: mr. speaker, pursuant to clause 1 of rule 1, i demand a vote on agreeing to the speaker's approval of the journal. the speaker: the question is on agreeing to the speaker's approval of the journal. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, the ayes have it. the journal stands approved. the gentleman from texas. mr. poe: i object to the vote on the grounds that a quorum is not present and i make a point of order that a quorum is not present. the speaker: pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20, further proceedings on this question a
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2013 12:00pm EST
nation conceived in religious liberty and the free exercise thereof. today as generations before us hand of our divine providence to guide the affairs of our nation and those who serve. guide our representatives, we pray, on a path consistent with the original intent of our constitution. grant them the strength of character to defend life, liberty and freedom. for future generations. lead them in the path of righteousness, which will exalt this nation. as public servants, keep them from the sin of arrogance and self-centered pride by reminding them they are accountable to the people and to you for their decisions. and i pray each representative of this house may know that they are greatly loved by you. as a follower of jesus christ, i pray this in him name, amen. the speaker: the chair has examined the journal of the last day's proceedings and announces to the house his approval thereof. pursuant to clause 1 of rule 1 the journal stands approved. for what purpose does the gentleman from illinois rise? >> mr. speaker, purr superintendent to clause 1, rule 1, i demand a vote on agreei
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2013 6:00pm EST
and so forth. away from that. our hope is the process of the next months and years will unable us to do that. thank you, chairman menendez, for convening our second hearing to consider the convention on the rights of persons with disabilities. think you, secretary kerry, for your ongoing leadership. protecting the rights of disabled persons has historically garnered the support of all americans. ratification would solidify the strong u.s. commitment to equal opportunity for disabled persons, protection for disabled americans abroad, wounded veterans. greatear we missed a opportunity. it's my hope that we don't make the same mistake again. mr. secretary, this entire hearing strikes me as revisiting important fundamental issues that need to be asked and answered to reassure those of my constituents who have not heard yes yet. in your view, what is the response to critics who charge the sea rpd that would violate u.s. sovereignty, and the disabilities committee would be empowered under this treaty to dictate how the iron states treat people with disabilities here at home. sovereignty,ct
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2013 2:00pm EST
pro tempore: the prayer will be offered by our chaplain, father conroy. chaplain conroy: let us pray. loving and gracious god, we give you thanks for giving us another day. as the members of the people's house regather, we ask that they be endowed by you with wisdom and purpose to address our nation cing still. many wish to find work. we ask the blessing of those in the philippines and those responding to that great tragedy. protect those, especially americans, who work furiously to meet those great needs. and finally, we ask your blessing on america's veterans, may our nation be faithful to them, providing whatever their needs may be after they gave years of their lives in service rather than personal gain. they are an inspiration to us and we should not forget nor neglect our responsibility to them. may all that is done this day be your greater honor and glory, amen. the speaker pro tempore: the chair has examined the journal of the last day's proceedings and announces to the house his approval thereof. pursuant to clause 1 of rule 1 the journal stands approved. the pledge of alleg
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